Jefferson and the Rights of Man: Jefferson and His Time, Volume 2

Jefferson and the Rights of Man: Jefferson and His Time, Volume 2

by Dumas Malone
     
 

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The second volume in this Pulitzer Prize-winning biography tells the story of the eventful middle years in the life of Thomas Jefferson: his ministry to France in the years just before the French Revolution and during the early stages of that conflict; his service as secretary of state in President George Washington's first cabinet; the crucial period of his

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The second volume in this Pulitzer Prize-winning biography tells the story of the eventful middle years in the life of Thomas Jefferson: his ministry to France in the years just before the French Revolution and during the early stages of that conflict; his service as secretary of state in President George Washington's first cabinet; the crucial period of his first differences with Alexander Hamilton and the beginnings of his long struggle with the Federalists. .

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Henry Steele Commager

Jefferson and the Rights of Man is better, even, than its predecessor, and that is saying a great deal. What I like particularly is that Malone... has by some great miracle, achieved something of Jefferson’s own combination of profundity and erudition and gracefulness.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780316544702
Publisher:
Hachette Book Group
Publication date:
07/01/1974
Series:
Jefferson and His Time Series, #2
Pages:
552
Sales rank:
817,942
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 1.23(d)

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